VCNRW – Virtualization Community NRW

Nano Server and Containers

Session Abstract

Have a look at the latest Cloud Technologies from Microsoft. Learn about the next Microsoft Cloud Platform Server called Nano Server and Windows Containers. Both solutions are built for the future and will fundamentally change how we do IT. Learn why we need Nano Server and Windows Containers and how we deploy, manage and operate them.

Speaker

Thomas Maurer @thomasmaurer

Thomas

Thomas Maurer works as a Cloud Architect at itnetx gmbh, a consulting and engineering company located in Bern/Switzerland, which has been awarded by Microsoft as “Microsoft Datacenter Partner of the Year for the past three years (2011,2012,2013). Thomas is focused on Microsoft Technologies, especially Microsoft Cloud Solutions based Microsoft System Center, Microsoft Virtualization and Windows Azure. This includes Microsoft Hyper-V, Windows Server, Storage, Networking and Windows Azure Pack as well as Service Management Automation.

Before Thomas joined itnetx he has worked as Head of Microsoft Engineering for service provider where he was responsible for planning and implementing public cloud solutions based on Microsoft Technology.

Beside the certifications as Microsoft Certified IT Professional MCITP: Enterprise Administrator and MCTIP: Virtualization Administrator he is also one of the first Microsoft Certified Solution Experts for Private Cloud solutions and Server Infrastructure (MCSE: Private Cloud & MCSE: Server Infrastructure).

In 2012 Thomas Maurer was awarded the first time by Microsoft with the Microsoft MVP (Most Valuable Professional) Award for his expertise in Virtual Machine (Hyper-V).

Thomas works closely with Microsoft and partners to promote Microsoft Technology as speaker for Microsoft and other Technical events such as Microsoft TechDays, E2EVC or Geekmania.

You can get more information about Thomas on his Cloud and Virtualization blog.